Decennial Census Information: 1890 Census


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  • Population of the City of New York, 1890-1930.
    Cities Census Committee, Inc., New York.
    New York City, Cities Census Committee, Inc., c1932
    HA 730 .N5 C5 1930 - Lehman Reference
    HA 730 .N5 C5 1932a - Business Reference
    Compiles population data from Federal censuses, 1790-1930, and from New York State censuses, 1855-1925. Contains six general sections: City of New York, Its Regions and the Nation; Population Changes in Census Tracts, 1905-1930; Breakup of Congestion, 1905-1930; Nativity and Color of the City's Population, 1890-1930; Religious Composition of the City, 1855-1930; Distribution by Age-Periods of the City's Population, 1855-1930. 
  • Dubester's U.S. Census Bibliography with SuDocs Class Numbers and Indexes.
    Cook, Kevin L.
    Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1996.
    R016.3173 C772 - Butler Reference
    Z 7553.C3 C66 1996 - Lehman Reference
    Covers the 1790-1940 censuses, with a complete list of all census publications. Particularly useful for identification of the multiplicity of items in censuses after 1870.
  • High Tech in the '90s - The 1890 Census
    Howells, Mark.
    An article originally published in Ancestry Magazine, about the introduction of the Hollerith system in the 1890 census.
  • Measuring America: The Decennial Censuses from 1790 to 2000.
    Washington : Dept. of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2002.
    HA 37.U55 M376 2002 - Lehman
  • Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1990.
    Washington, DC : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1996.
    HA 214 .F67 1996g - Lehman Reference
  • Punching and Crunching...a Shower of Stats
    Another article about the development of the Hollerith tabulating machine, used in the 1890 census. From the Franklin Institute. 
  • Population Information in Nineteenth Century Census Volumes.
    Schulze, Suzanne.
    Phoenix, AZ : Oryx Press, 1983.
    R317.3 Sch85 - Butler Reference
  • Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920.
    Thorndale, William.
    Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1987.
    R911 T39 - Butler Reference
    HA 217 .T5 1987g - Lehman Reference
    Provides maps for each state showing changes in county boundaries for each census.
  • New Enumeration of the City of New York. (H. Rpt. 51-3992)
    U.S. House. Select Committee on the Eleventh Census.
    Washington: Government Printing Office, 1891.
    328.734 2889 - Annex